20+ Christmas Outdoor Experiences for Early Years and Primary
Creative STAR Learning shares a few outdoor learning and play suggestions (6 November 2022) – simple but great fun and great learning!
The LtL Advent Calendar is here!
Sign up to receive twelve festive outdoor lesson ideas direct to your inbox, starting on December 1st. On the final day, Learning Through Landscapes will send you all of the advent calendar goodies in one handy bundle — perfect for the last days of term! The beginner-friendly outdoor lesson ideas are [...]
Children being active outdoors through winter and the Covid-19 pandemic
This Early Intervention Foundation report published 26 November 2021 provides an evidence review of the impact of pandemic life on physical development in the early years. This blog by Jan White posted on Early Childhood Outdoors (17 December 2021) stresses the importance of being outdoors in early years settings, for [...]
The Guardian is on the hunt for young nature lovers – do you know any?
Do you know a child (8-14 years old) who could write a winter piece about the natural world? The Guardian has posted (20 December 2021) that it is seeking submissions for its Young Country Diary series. The deadline for entry is Thursday 13 January 2022.
INSPIRATIONS – snow & ice
Muddy Faces share some great seasonal activity suggestions and some natural Christmas crafts in their online December newsletter.
Festive play ideas
In their latest December newsletter, Play Scotland share festive play ideas for rain play and snow and ice play. Listen to a new podcast episode on play and mental health, and watch Children in Need build an adventure campsite (BBC i-player).